Agencies

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Central Board of Assessment Appeals

Resolves/decides appeals from assessment and collection of real property taxes by the local government units

Privatization and Management Office

Serves as the marketing arm of the government with respect to transferred assets, government corporations and other properties.

Bureau of Customs

A modernized and efficient customs administration that every Filipino can trust and be proud of.

Bureau of Treasury

Funding the Republic

Insurance Commission

Regulator of the insurance, pre-need, and HMO industries

Securities and Exchange Commission

Responsible for regulating the securities industry in the Philippines.

Bureau of Local Government Finance

Regulation of Local Government Unit (LGU) Financial Management

National Tax Research Center

Tax Research Agency of the Government

Bureau of Internal Revenue

Committed to collect taxes for Nation Building

National Nutrition Council

Highest Policy Making body on Nutrition

Philippine National AIDS Council

Central advisory body for comprehensive HIV/AIDS control program

Commission on Population

The lead agency in promoting population activities

National Telecommunications Commission

Telecommunications Regulator

National Privacy Commission

The Philippine's personal data protection authority

Parole and Probation Administration

Responsible for providing a less costly alternative to imprisonment of first-time offenders.

Bureau of Corrections

A national correctional agency which is under the supervision of the Department of Justice

Public Attorneys Office

Extends free legal assistance to indigent persons in various cases

Land Registration Authority

Protector and implementor of the Torrens system of land titling and registration of the country.

Office of the Solicitor General

Represents the Government in any litigation, proceeding, or investigation

Office of the Government Corporate Counsel

Safeguards the interests of all government-owned and controlled corporations

Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution (OADR) is an attached agency of the Department of Justice created pursuant to Republic Act (R.A.) No. 9285 or the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Act of 2004.

Presidential Commission on Good Government

Assists the President to recover Marcos' ill-gotten wealth and investigate cases of graft and corruption

Bureau of Immigration

Acts as the primary enforcement arm of the Department of Justice and the President of the Philippines in ensuring that all foreigners within its territorial jurisdiction comply with existing laws.

National Bureau of Investigation

The premier investigative agency of the Philippines

Office of Transportation Cooperatives

Administer and/or manage the promulgation and implementation of rules and regulations governing the promotion, organization, registration (accreditation) supervision, and development of the transportation cooperatives nationwide

Land Transportation Office

The LTO is mandated to ensure safety along Philippine roads.

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board

Ensure that the commuting public has adequate, safe, convenient, environment-friendly and dependable public land transportation services at reasonable rates.

Toll Regulatory Board

Establish viable toll roads and facilities built and managed by the private sector, regulated and supervised by the government, in pursuit of sustainable economic development.

Civil Aeronautics Board

Regulate, promote and develop the economic aspect of air transportation in the Philippines

PH Coast Guard

Responsible to perform maritime search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, maritime safety, maritime environmental protection and maritime security.

Maritime Industry Authority

Administers an integrated and sustainable maritime industry.

Office for Transportation Security

Formulate, develop, maintain and implement national transport security programmes, plans, rules and regulations in accordance with international standards.

Government Procurement Policy Board Technical Support Office

The technical arm of the GPPB in public procurement policy research and analysis.

Procurement Service

Central Procurement Agency of the Philippine Government

News and Information Bureau

A Partner in Promoting Good Governance

National Printing Office

One of three recognized government printers

Presidential Broadcast Staff-Radio Television Malacanang

Media arm of the President and the Executives

Philippine Broadcasting Service Bureau of Broadcast Services

Provide nationwide broadcasting services primarily for the Government and the President's communication requirements.

Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute

Statistical research and training arm of the Philippine Statistical System

Public-Private Partnership Center

Facilitate the implementation of the country's PPP Program and Projects

Tariff Commission

Key adviser on tariff and related matters, and an independent adjudicatory body on trade remedy cases

Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency

Promotes volunteerism and coordinates volunteer programs and activities in the Philippines.

Philippine Statistics Authority

Collects, compiles, analyzes, and publishes statistical information on the Philippines

Local Government Academy

Training arm of the DILG Local Government Sector.

Bureau of Fire Protection

To save lives and properties

Philippine Commission on Women

National Machinery for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

National Youth Commission

The Voice and Advocate of the Youth

National Commission on Muslim Filipinos

A government agency serving progressive and peaceful Muslim Filipino communities

Philippine Public Safety College

Educatian and training institution for the DILG uniformed personnel

National Police Commission

A competent and responsive overseer of an effective police service

Bureau of Jail Management and Penology

Supervises and controls all district, city and municipal jails

Environmental Management Bureau

Formulate plans, polices, and set appropriate environmental quality standards.

Land Management Bureau

The LMB is responsible for the administration and management of alienable and disposable lands and other government lands not placed under the jurisdiction of other government agencies.

Forest Management Bureau

Provides technical guidance to the central and field offices for the effective protection, development, and conservation of forestlands and watersheds.

Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau

Formulates, implements, coordinates and evaluates integrated research, development and extension agenda or programs on environment and natural resources.

Biodiversity Management Bureau

Bureau supporting the DENR in Policy Making for the conservation, management, development, preservation and protection of the environment and natural resources.

Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff

Leads in the implementation of Republic Act 7611 or the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act that provided for the adoption of a comprehensive framework for the sustainable development of Palawan.

National Water Resources Board

Sustainable Water for a Healthy Nation

National Mapping and Resource Information Authority

Provides accurate, timely, and accessible topographic maps, nautical charts and other geospatial products and services.

Mines and Geosciences Bureau

Mining shall be pro people and pro environment in sustaining wealth creation and improved quality of life.

Philippine National Oil Company

Corporate arm of the Department of Energy

Department of Agriculture - National Fisheries Research and Development Institute

An attached agency of DA tasked to conduct research and development (R&D) for fishery.

Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Products Standard

BAFS ensures consumer safety and promote competitiveness of Philippine agriculture and fishery products.

Bureau of Animal Industry

Lead policy maker for livestock and animal industry

Bureau of Agricultural Research

To lead and coordinate the national agriculture and fisheries research and development (R&D) in the country.

Bureau of Plant Industry

Responsible for serving and supporting the Philippine plant industry sector.

Bureau of Soils and Water Management

Leads policy-making for effective soil, land and water resources utilization.

Agricultural Credit Policy Council

The ACPC is a pioneering reformist mandated to pursue innovations in rural and agricultural finance.

Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority

agency in-charge of making policies for the development of the Philippine natural fiber industry

Philippine Carabao Center

The PCC is a premier Research and Development institution propelling sustainable growth of the livestock industry.

Philippine Council for Agricultural and Fisheries

Agency responsible for the attainment of a conducive policy environment towards a globally competitive and sustainable agriculture and fisheries sector.

National Meat Inspection Service

Country's sole national controlling authority on all matters pertaining to meat inspection and hygiene.

Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization

Agency responsible for postharvest and mechanization development to attain globally competitive and sustainable agriculture and fishery sectors.

Agricultural Training Institute

ATI is the overall manager of agriculture and fisheries training and extension of the Philippines.

Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

Responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of the country's fisheries and aquatic resources.

Cooperative Development Authority

The Agency under the Office of the President

Philippine Trade Training Center

The agency assists exporters, potential exporters, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs through provision of training on how to become competitive in the business field.

Board of Investments

BOI is the lead government agency responsible for the promotion of investments in the Philippines.

Design Center of the Philippines

Improving the quality of life through design

Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines

The CIAP is the central authority of the Philippine construction industry mandated to promote, accelerate, and regulate the growth and development of the construction industry.

Bureau of Communication Services

Communications arm of the President and the Government

Freedom of Information Program Management Office

Leads in the implementation of all FOI and eFOI programs forall government agencies in the Executive Branch.

National Maritime Polytechnic

The only government owned maritime training and research center

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration

To protect the interest and promote the welfare of member OFWs in recognition to their valuable contribution to the overall national development effort.

Institute for Labor Studies

Policy research arm of the Department of Labor and Employment

National Wages and Productivity Commission

NWPC is a key policy making body on wages, incomes and productivity, mandated under RA 6727 or the Wage Rational Act (1989) and RA 6971 or the Productivity Incentives Act of 1990

Professional Regulation Commission

Professional Regulation Commission

National Conciliation and Mediation Board

Center of excellence in enhancing harmonious relationship in every workplace.

National Labor Relations Commission

The quasi judicial agency to resolve labor disputes in the fairest, quickest, least expensive and most effective way possible

Science Education Institute

Empowering the next generation through innovation in scence education

Advanced Science and Technology Institute

Moving beyond Possibilities

Forest Products Research and Development Institute

The national agency for forest products research and development

National Research Council of the Philippines

Basic research funding agency and policy advisory of the government.

Philippine Textile Research Institute

The Philippines Textile Development Agency

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration

PAGASA is mandated to provide protection against natural calamities and to insure the safety, well being and economic security of all the people and for the promotion of national progress by undertaking scientific and technological services in meteorology, hydrology, climatology, astronomy and other geophysical sciences.

Technology Application and Promotion Institute

Marketing arm of the Department of Science and Technology

Philippine Science High School System

Truth, Excellence, and Service

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology

PHIVOLCS is a Philippine national institution dedicated to provide information on the activities of volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis, as well as other specialized information and services.

Metals Industry Research and Development Center

Molding the Future of Metal Industries

Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development

The PCIEERD is one of the three sectoral planning councils of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). It is the consolidation of the former Philippine Council for Advanced Science and Technology Research and Development (PCASTRD) and the Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research and Development (PCIERD) in accordance with DBM approval of its Rationalization Plan on 29 June 2010, pursuant to Executive Order (EO) 366 dated 04 October 2004

Food and Nutrition Research Institute

Food and nutrition research arm of the government

Science and Technology Information Institute

S&T Information is our Business

Philippine Nuclear Research Institute

Nuclear Research Institute under Department of Science and Technology

National Academy of Science and Technology

Highest recognition and advisory body on matters related to science and technology

National Council on Disability Affairs

Tasked to monitor the implementation of several laws to ensure the protection of PWDs civil and political rights

Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council

A policy making arm of the government that promotes and protect the rights of children at risk and children in conflict with the law.

Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor

Lingkod ng Maralitang Taga-Lungsod

National Anti Poverty Commission

Coordinating and advisory body of the Office of the President for the implementation of the social reform and poverty alleviation agenda

National Commission on Indigenous Peoples

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples shall protect and promote the interest and well being of the ICCs/IPs with due regard to their beliefs, customs and institutions

Intercountry Adoption Board

The Central Authority mandated to implement the intercountry adoption program of the Philippines.

Council for the Welfare of Children

CWC is the government agency for children's protection, welfare and development in the Philippines.

Veterans Memorial Medical Center

VMMC is a government hospital institution under PVAO that caters for the hospitalization and medical treatment of WW II veteran and their dependents

Office of Civil Defense

Implementing arm of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)

Government Arsenal

The Government Arsenal manufactures ammunition and other munitions for use of the AFP, PNP and other government law enforcement agencies.

Armed Forces of the Philippines

A World-class Armed Forces, Source of National Pride

Philippine Veterans Affairs Office

The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office is a bureau under the Department of National Defense that serves as a channel of the nations gratitude to its defenders the Filipino veterans.

National Defense College of the Philippines

The governments premier institution for education and research on defense and national security

Philippine High School for the Arts

Secondary School Services to the Arts

National Museum of the Philippines

The National Museum is mandated to establish, manage and develop museums comprising the National Museum Complex and the National Planetarium in Manila, as well as regional museums in key locations around the country

National Book Development Board

Developing the local book publishing industry

National Council for Childrens Television

Lead agency primarily mandated to promote quality television programs for children.

Intramuros Administration

Incharge of the restoration, revitalization and redevelopment of Intramuros

National Parks Development Committee

The National Parks Development Committee is mandated by Executive Order Nos. 30 and 69 to develop, preserve, and manage Rizal and Paco Parks in Manila and other parks that may be assigned to NPDC.

Technical Cooperation Council of the Philippines

Focal Point for South South Cooperation

Foreign Service Institute

Training and Research arm of the Department of Foreign Affairs

National Security Council

Presidents principal forum for advice on national security and foreign policy matters

Career Executive Service Board

Human Resource Office for Government Executives.

Dangerous Drugs Board

Policy-making and strategy-formulating body on drug abuse prevention and control

Film Development Council of the Philippines

Reaching every Filipino to create a thriving and self sustaining film industry that contributes to cultural and economic development of the country

Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board

Planning, Regulation, Adjudication

National Historical Commission of the Philippines

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines is the primary government agency responsible for the promotion of Philippine history

National Solid Waste Management Commission

Policy making body on solid waste management in the Philippines

Optical Media Board

Regulation of Optical and Magnetic Media products and activities

Philippine Competition Commission

The antitrust authority of the Philippines

Philippine Racing Commission

Horse Racing Regulatory Body of the Philippines

Philippine Sports Commission

Top government sports body in the Philippines

National Library of the Philippines

National Library is the cultural repository of recorded literature of the Philippines

Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority

Fertilizer and pesticide regulatory agency

Presidential Management Staff

Serves the Presidency as the primary President's technical arm

Presidential Legislative Liaison Office

Lead agency to shepherd the President's Legislative Agenda in Congress and with other stakeholders

National Commission for Culture and the Arts

Leads policy-making for culture and arts

Games and Amusements Board

Supervises and Regulates Professional Sports in the Philippines.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

Implementation of RA 9165 of Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002

National Archives of the Philippines

Manages and administers archival records

Anti-Money Laundering Council Secretariat

The Philippines Financial Intelligence Unit

Governance Commission for GOCCs

The central policy making and regulatory body of GOCCs

Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council

Oversight, overall coordinator, initiator and facilitator of all government policies, plans and programs for the housing sector.

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

Katangitanging ahensiyang pangwika ng pamahalaan

National Intelligence Coordinating Agency

Intelligence arm of the government

Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission

Commission to Rehabilitate The Pasig River System

Climate Change Commission

Leads the policy-making body of the government tasked with coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating government programs.

Presidential Communications Office

Communications arm of the President and the Government

Commission on Higher Education

Governing body for tertiary and graduate education

Mindanao Development Authority

Integrating Mindanao

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

An agency of the Republic of the Philippines created embracing the Metropolitan Manila (or the National Capital Region) and constituted into a special development and administrative region subject to direct supervision of the President of the Philippines.

Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process

The Presidents adviser on the Philippines comprehensive peace process

Commission on Filipinos Overseas

Tasked to promote and uphold the interests, rights and welfare of overseas Filipinos responding to the challenges of migration and development.

Movie and Television Review and Classification Board

A regulatory and development Agency that screens and classifies motion pictures, television programs, and publicity materials.

Energy Regulatory Commission

Electric Power Industry Regulator

National Economic and Development Authority

Is the highest socioeconomic planning and policy coordination body of the Philippine government

Philippine National Police

Enforces the law for peace and order in the country

Department of Public Works and Highways

The primary engineering and construction arm of the National Government

Department of Tourism

Its More Fun in the Philippines

Department of Budget and Management

Promotes sound and efficient use of government resources for national development

Department of Foreign Affairs

Prime agency of government responsible for the conduct of Philippine foreign policy

Office of the President

The Office of the President (OP) is an administrative, advisory and consultative government agency.

Department of Labor and Employment

Policy-coordinating arm of the Executive Branch in the field of labor and employment.

Department of Science and Technology

We aim to make science for the people.

Department of National Defense

Defends the nation against internal and external threats to national peace and security

Department of Education

The agency of the government responsible for managing and regulating the system of basic education in the Philippines

Department of Justice

The government's principal law, prosecution agency

Human Settlements Adjudication Commission

The Human Settlements Adjudication Commission (HSAC) is a quasi-judicial body, reconstituted from the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) by virtue of Republic Act No. 11201, tasked to adjudicate disputes relating to Real Estate Developments, Homeowners, Associations, and Local and Regional Planning and Zoning.

Department of Health

Spearheads national health policy formulation

Department of Information and Communications Technology

Plans, develops, and promotes the national ICT development plan

Department of Finance

Fomulates, institutionalizes, and administers fiscal policies

Department of Transportation

Leads policy-making for air, land, and sea transportation

Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Leads policy-making for environment and natural resources, conservation, management, development, preservation and protection.

Office of the Vice President

Office of the second highest official in the Executive Branch

Department of Energy

Principal Policy-Maker for Energy exploration, development, utilization, distribution and conservation

Department of Agrarian Reform

DAR is the lead government agency that upholds and implements comprehensive and genuine agrarian reform which actualizes equitable land distribution, ownership, agricultural productivity, and tenurial security for, of, and with the tillers of the land.

Department of Agriculture

Leads policy-making for agriculture, the Department is the government agency responsible for the promotion of agricultural development.

Department of Trade and Industry

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is the primary coordinative, promotive, facilitative, and regulatory arm of the Philippine Government with the country's trade, industry, and investment activities.

Philippine Information Agency

Information to Empower Filipinos